On Local TV

The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown are on TV! Sister Nancy Dawson, General Superior of the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown, and Sister Mary McCormick, who is on our Leadership Team, will talk about the Ursuline Sisters’ community and Phase I of the Motherhouse Reconfiguration on the half-hour T.V. talk show Senior Focus, which airs on Armstrong […]

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Ascension of Our Lord

Today is the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord.  It is the day the Church celebrates Christ’s ascension to sit by his Father’s side. The mental image we have is that Christ simply “floated” into heaven.  In a homily I once heard, the homilist spoke of a child’s interpretation of the Ascension. For when […]

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Remain in My Love

Good friends are truly one of life’s greatest treasures. To have a friend is to have someone to turn to, no matter what, someone to confide in, someone to trust and rely on. Real friends are self-giving and not concerned with what they will get in return. They are not manipulative or two-faced. They are […]

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Remain in Christ

My father, an avid gardener, told me one time about a cucumber plot he had planted:He had been very careful to select the best seeds, and plant each one at its proper depth.  He fertilized and watered the plants, he worked the soil faithfully each week to prevent weeds from encroaching and he sprayed to […]

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A Merry Open House

The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown welcomed about 300 family members, friends and members of the media to an Open House April 29, 2012, which offered tours of our new living spaces in Phase I of the Motherhouse Reconfiguration Project and refreshments in our dining hall.   The guests toured our 24 barrier-free living spaces, private, […]

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